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HC asks Chevron to pay Tk 604cr to employees

HC asks Chevron to pay Tk 604cr to employees

The High Court (HC) yesterday directed the US energy giant, Chevron Bangladesh, to pay Tk 604 crore to officers and workers in Bangladesh as profit sharing…

Policy to use human resource development funds okayed

The cabinet yesterday cleared the draft of the National Human Resource Development Fund Usage Policy 2019, aiming to ensure the transparent use of funds allocated for human resource development for both local and oversees labour markets. The approval came at the cabinet meeting held at the Prime Minister’s…

Ministry prepares Tk 1,137cr project

The Ministry of Shipping has prepared a Tk 1,137 crore Development Project Proposal (DPP) to check river erosion at Daulatdia and Paturia ferry ghats besides protecting the river banks and improving the standards of passenger services. Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) will implement…

Bangladesh seeks UAE investment in industrial sector projects

Bangladesh has invited investment from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in its industrial sectors, particularly four projects under the Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation (BCIC). Industries minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun discussed the issues during his meeting with UAE Minister of  Energy…

‘Bangladesh keen to work with Japan on mega projects’

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal yesterday said that the government is interested to work more with Japan on more mega projects since they extend credit on soft terms. “Currently we’ve many ongoing projects with Japan as these are investment projects and benefits are surely expected from…
Asian markets rally on strong US jobs data, trade optimism

Asian markets rally on strong US jobs data, trade optimism

Asian markets rallied yesterday following a forecast-busting US jobs report, and on growing optimism that China and the United States will finally sign…
Philippines’ Cebu Pacific places $4.8b Airbus order

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific places $4.8b Airbus order

The Philippines' largest budget airline Cebu Air Inc has ordered 16 Airbus planes worth $4.8 billion, the company said yesterday, as it aims to expand…
French leader to raise ‘taboo’ topics in China

French leader to raise ‘taboo’ topics in China

French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in China yesterday to drum up new business deals, but under warning from his hosts to keep off thorny issues…
Selling spree pulls bourses down

Selling spree pulls bourses down

Country’s premier bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) bounced back to the downbeat leaving behind the positive vibe of previous session as the risk-averse…

SE Asian leaders snub US meeting after Trump skips ASEAN summit

everal Southeast Asian leaders snubbed a meeting with US officials yesterday after US President Donald Trump decided not to attend a regional summit in Bangkok. Just three leaders from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) showed up to the session, along with a host of foreign…
McDonald’s CEO Easterbrook forced out

McDonald’s CEO Easterbrook forced out

McDonald’s announced on Sunday that its president and CEO Steve Easterbrook was forced out after showing “poor judgment” by engaging…

Penthosue Livings opens showroom in Dhaka

Penthouse Livings Limited has opened its first showroom at Kamal Ataturk Avenue, Banani in the capital recently, the company said in a press release. Penthouse brings more than 15 world class furniture and home decor brands from USA, Italy and Germany like Christopher Guy, Caracole, Eichholtz, Michael…

Lagarde kicks off ECB term facing sceptical Germans

Christine Lagarde was to kick off her first week as European Central Bank chief with a closely-watched speech in Berlin later yesterday, where she will face a German audience fiercely critical of the bank's easy money policies. Arriving for her first full day of work in Frankfurt, the former French…
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